Books and heart tests at library

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FREE health checks are on offer to visitors to Chichester libraries.

Readers can identify their risk of developing heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and kidney disease when they pick up the latest best-selling novel.

Each check will take about 20 to 30 minutes.

You are eligible for the NHS Health Check if you are between 40 and 74 years old; you live in West Sussex or you are registered to a West Sussex GP; you have not had a NHS Health Check within the last five years; and you are not taking medication for cardiovascular diseases or conditions.

The checks are taking place at Bognor Regis Library until Saturday from 9.30am to 5pm.

They are also being run at Chichester Library from Monday until Saturday

To make a booking call 01243 624023.

For further information contact Harriet Shelley on 0330 222 4520.

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